Walker has more than 20 years’ experience in the intermediary and mortgage market and joined Virgin Money in 2013. He previously worked at First Active and RBS. Walker was most recently Virgin Money’s regional manager for the South and London and before that was head of intermediary proposition and new build.
Walker originally joined Virgin Money in direct sales in Norwich in 2000 and rose to become north region sales manager, followed by a short stint at First Active. He left to become a regional sales manager at RBS Intermediary Partners and stayed for over seven years, before leaving to re-join the Virgin Money brand.
Sarah Green, head of customer acquisition at Virgin Money said: “It’s great news that we can announce that Richard Walker will be heading up Virgin Money’s intermediary team. Richard brings a wealth of experience to the role and will play a key role in our mortgage journey.”